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For the 2021 school year, there are 175 public schools serving 88,574 students in Omaha, NE. Omaha has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
The top ranked public schools in Omaha, NE are Spring Ridge Elementary School, Manchester Elementary School and Elkhorn South High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Omaha, NE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Omaha have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Nebraska public schools.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Omaha, NE Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Spring Ridge Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    17830 Shadow Ridge Dr
    Omaha, NE 68130
    (402) 637-0204

    Grades: PK-5 | 558 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Manchester Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2750 N Hws Cleveland Blvd
    Omaha, NE 68116
    (402) 289-2590

    Grades: PK-5 | 521 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Elkhorn South High School Math: 87% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    20303 Blue Sage Parkway
    Omaha, NE 68130
    (402) 289-0616

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,271 student
  • Rank: #44.
    Hitchcock Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5809 S 104th St
    Omaha, NE 68127
    (402) 715-2255

    Grades: PK-5 | 307 students
  • Rank: #55.
    West Bay Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3220 S 188th Ave
    Omaha, NE 68130
    (402) 289-9045

    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Elkhorn Grandview Middle School Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    17801 Grand Avenue
    Omaha, NE 68116
    (402) 289-9399

    Grades: 6-8 | 613 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Elkhorn Ridge Middle School Math: 86% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    17880 Marcy St
    Omaha, NE 68118
    (402) 334-9302

    Grades: 6-8 | 508 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Upchurch Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8686 S 165th St
    Omaha, NE 68136
    (402) 715-7150

    Grades: PK-5 | 521 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Aldrich Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    506 N 162 Ave
    Omaha, NE 68118
    (402) 715-2020

    Grades: PK-5 | 471 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Sagewood Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4910 N 177th St
    Omaha, NE 68116
    (402) 289-9078

    Grades: PK-5 | 422 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Willowdale Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    16901 P St
    Omaha, NE 68135
    (402) 715-8280

    Grades: PK-5 | 433 students
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Columbian Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    330 S 127th St
    Omaha, NE 68154
    (402) 697-1433

    Grades: PK-6 | 271 students
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Loveland Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8201 Pacific Street
    Omaha, NE 68114
    (402) 390-6455

    Grades: PK-6 | 305 students
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Standing Bear Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    15860 Taylor Street
    Omaha, NE 68116
    (402) 827-4362

    Grades: PK-4 | 568 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Wheeler Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6707 S 178th St
    Omaha, NE 68135
    (402) 715-6250

    Grades: PK-5 | 598 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Carl A Swanson Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8601 Harney Street
    Omaha, NE 68114
    (402) 390-6485

    Grades: PK-6 | 303 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Black Elk Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6708 S 161 Ave
    Omaha, NE 68135
    (402) 715-6200

    Grades: PK-5 | 527 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Millard West High School Math: 71% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5710 S 176 Ave
    Omaha, NE 68135
    (402) 715-6000

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,516 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Sunset Hills Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    9503 Walnut St
    Omaha, NE 68124
    (402) 390-6480

    Grades: PK-6 | 156 students
  • Rank: #20-2220.- 22.
    Ezra Millard Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    14111 Blondo St
    Omaha, NE 68164
    (402) 715-2955

    Grades: PK-5 | 476 students
  • Rank: #20-2220.- 22.
    Millard North High School Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1010 S 144th St
    Omaha, NE 68154
    (402) 715-1365

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,560 students
  • Rank: #20-2220.- 22.
    Willa Cather Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3030 S 139th Plaza
    Omaha, NE 68144
    (402) 715-1315

    Grades: PK-5 | 407 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Ackerman Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5110 S 156th St
    Omaha, NE 68135
    (402) 715-8420

    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Russell Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5304 S 172nd St
    Omaha, NE 68135
    (402) 715-8500

    Grades: 6-8 | 784 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Rohwer Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    17701 F St
    Omaha, NE 68135
    (402) 715-6225

    Grades: PK-5 | 522 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Grace Abbott Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1313 N 156th
    Omaha, NE 68118
    (402) 715-2900

    Grades: PK-5 | 459 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Oakdale Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3534 S 108th St
    Omaha, NE 68144
    (402) 390-6460

    Grades: PK-6 | 304 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Kiewit Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    15650 Howard St
    Omaha, NE 68118
    (402) 715-1470

    Grades: 6-8 | 981 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Cottonwood Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    615 Piedmont Dr
    Omaha, NE 68154
    (402) 715-1390

    Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Westmont Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    13210 Glenn St
    Omaha, NE 68138
    (402) 895-9602

    Grades: PK-6 | 284 students
  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Prairie Lane Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    11444 Hascall
    Omaha, NE 68144
    (402) 390-6470

    Grades: PK-6 | 262 students
  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Rockbrook Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2514 S 108th St
    Omaha, NE 68144
    (402) 390-6475

    Grades: PK-6 | 292 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Reagan Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4440 S 198 Ave
    Omaha, NE 68135
    (402) 715-7100

    Grades: PK-5 | 545 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Westside High School Math: 61% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    8701 Pacific Street
    Omaha, NE 68114
    (402) 343-2600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,964 student
  • Rank: #3535.
    Saddlebrook Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    14850 Laurel Ave
    Omaha, NE 68116
    (402) 933-3915

    Grades: PK-5 | 481 students
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